Promoting Innovative Teaching Practices

The Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology (ITT) exists to engage, enable, and encourage all APU faculty to fulfill their God-given potential as educator-mentors and scholar-practitioners. We offer a wide range of services, resources, and opportunities—all aimed at promoting signature pedagogies, innovative practices, and appropriate instructional technologies. We look forward to serving you.

News & Features

  • Mobile IDEA Popup

     CTLA is hosting a pop up event to bring students and faculty members together to learn more about the coming mobile access and delivery of the IDEA evaluation process. Plan to drop in on us on Thursday, February 4th from 9:30 to 2:30 on Cougar Walk (east campus) for a...

  • Free and Easy: Adding synchronous video conferences to your asynchronous online classes

    If you teach online, you understand the challenges, the isolation, and the frustration that some distance students can experience. Come explore a free and easy way to host video conferences with your students using APU's Google video conferencing tool. Log into our webinar with fellow educators for a lively tour...

  • Using Innovations to Future Ready APU

    Christian colleges and universities, like the rest of higher ed, are encountering many disruptive forces, including the rise of online and mega-universities, the shifting student demographics, the unbundling of the traditional university, the increasing costs of higher education, and the changing role of faculty. In light of these trends, are...

  • Sakai Tests and Quizzes

     This workshop orients faculty to the basic procedures for setting up tests & quizzes in Sakai. It covers steps for creating a test/quiz as well as posting and grading items. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to complete the following: - Create a Quiz using markup...

  • Appy Hour: Capturing Ideas

     With an emphasis on hands-on learning, Appy Hour events provide faculty and staff an opportunity to learn more about mobile devices, apps, and their potential benefits for teaching, learning, and administrative productivity. This particular Appy Hour will focus on apps used to quickly and conveniently capture ideas, images, and impressions....